Category Archives: TAB


Definition: A portrait an artist makes using himself or herself as its subject, typically drawn or painted from a reflection in a mirror. Many self-portrait artists painted pictures of themselves working on their art or in groups of friends. Often … Continue reading

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The Paint Center: 2007

The Paint Center contains a variety of┬ápaint and painting materials that students can use to both create 2-D artwork and to finish their 3-D creations with color and style. Before the┬ápaint center is opened we have a class lesson about … Continue reading

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Creative Name Challenge

8497 First week of the trimester students were challenged to create some art that included their name. The only guidelines were to show your skill and personality in their name art. They could use any medium from drawing and computer … Continue reading

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The Artist Project

I had kids pick a topic and research either an artist or an art career, then do a presentation or some art that showed understanding of the topic. This class is mostly ELL, SPED, and 504 kids. So I gave … Continue reading

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TAB Update: 2006-2007

Continuing with TAB Choice in my 8th grade classes and a more structures Elements Focus in my 6th and 7th grade Classes The big thing 1st trimester was furniture! Several kids brought in used chairs and a night stand and … Continue reading

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